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Regional Knowledge-Sharing Workshop: Strengthening the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific

27 November 2019 to 28 November 2019
Manila
Philippines

This workshop aims to disseminate the findings and technical guidance materials developed during Phase 1 of ADB's Technical Assistance on Supporting the Implementation of Environment Related SDGs in Asia and the Pacific, and disseminate knowledge, experiences and lessons learnt from the Phase 2 in-country subprojects from Mongolia, the Philippines and Viet Nam, and other relevant case studies. It also seeks to agree on the next steps in taking forward this agenda.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
27 Nov 2019 Introduction/Welcome Session Environment Issues in Asia-Pacific
This presentation gave an overview of some of the broad environmental issues in the Asia-Pacific region and emphasized the importance of supporting...
Bruce Dunn
27 Nov 2019 Introduction/Welcome Session Strengthening the Environmental Dimensions of the SDGs
This presentation gave an overview of ADB's regional technical assistance 9245 on "Supporting the Implementation of Environment Related SDGs...
Emma Marsden
27 Nov 2019 Importance of Integrating the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs into Policies, Plans, and Programs Progress of Implementation of the SDGs in the Asia-Pacific Region
This presentation gives an an overview of the Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2019, published by UNESCAP. It provides the key messages...
Aneta Nikolova
27 Nov 2019 Importance of Integrating the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs into Policies, Plans, and Programs Strengthening the Environmental Dimensions of the SDGs: A Stocktake of National Responses
This presentation discussed the methodology and findings from a stocktake on the SDGs on Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12), Life...
Eric Zusman
27 Nov 2019 Importance of Integrating the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs into Policies, Plans, and Programs Strengthening the Environmental Dimensions of the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific: Tool Compendium
This presentation gave an overview of a tool compendium, which offers guidance for government and other stakeholders to implement the environmental...
Simon Olsen
27 Nov 2019 Importance of Integrating the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs into Policies, Plans, and Programs Integrating the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs into Policies, Plans, and Programs
This presentation gives a brief introduction and history of the Integrated Approach. It also discusses lessons learned on applying an integrated...
Jonathan Gilman
27 Nov 2019 Means of Implementation: Enabling Policies and Regulatory Frameworks: role of SCP and CE in delivering the environmental dimensions of the SDGs and other SDGs SDG 12 - Sustainable Consumption and Production and Circular Economy
This presentation discussed SDG 12 on Sustainable Consumption and Production, and underscored and how the circular economy contribute to achieving...
Patrick Schroeder
27 Nov 2019 Means of Implementation: Enabling Policies and Regulatory Frameworks: role of SCP and CE in delivering the environmental dimensions of the SDGs and other SDGs Philippine Action Plan for Sustainable Consumption and Production
This presentation discussed the Philippine Action Plan for Sustainable Consumption and Production, as well as the process towards formulating...
Diane Gail Maharjan
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
28 Nov 2019 Means of Implementation: Enabling Policies and Regulatory Frameworks/ Institutional Architectures Mainstreaming Environment-Socioeconomic Interlinkages into the National Development Policies in Mongolia: A Tool
This presentation discusses a case study on how the government of Mongolia developed a tool which helps mainstream environment and socio-economic...
Suzanna Sumkhuu
28 Nov 2019 Importance of Integrating the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs into Policies, Plans, and Programs SDG Interlinkages Methodologies and Tools
This presentation gives an overview of methodologies (including UNESCAP's integration methodology), as well as a few suggested tools that can...
Aneta Nikolova
28 Nov 2019 Means of Implementation Environment Indicators, Data, Monitoring and Evaluation Supporting Implementation of the Environment-Related SDGs in Viet Nam
This presentation discusses the government of Viet Nam's approach to environmental data collection and management for monitoring and reporting...
Kim Thi Thuy Ngoc
28 Nov 2019 Means of Implementation Environment Indicators, Data, Monitoring and Evaluation The BOHs - Base of the SEEA in Mongolia: Overview on the Revising Process of Environmental Data Collecting Forms, Methodology, and Guidance under ADB TA9245
This presentation gives an overview of the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) implementation in Mongolia, as well as  &...
Uyangaa Burenduuren, Batzorigt Yunden
28 Nov 2019 Means of Implementation: Finance Accelerating SDG Implementation through Green Finance
This presentation discusses the UN Environment's work on promoting green finance. It also underscores the importance of developing a National...
Jonathan Gilman
28 Nov 2019 Day 2 Wrap Up and Closing Session

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